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Remembering José Fernández

In the early morning of September 25, 2016, the world of sports lost an iconic figure. José Fernández, at just 24 years old, fell victim to a tragic boating accident off the coast of Miami Beach, Florida where he and [...]

October 6, 2016 Baseball, Beyond Rollins, Sports
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Standing up for sitting down

America the Beautiful, built on freedom, held together by football and beer. But when 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick used this freedom to express his opinion on a very relevant, known issue across our nation, America started doing what they do [...]

September 15, 2016 Beyond Rollins, Opinion, Sports
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World Cup Arouses Riots in Brazil

As the World Cup approaches and excites the world, Brazilians are protesting against the soccer event, demonstrating that there’s bigger issues that plague the country. Tropical beaches, beautiful women, and lots of partying are the first pictures in people’s mind [...]

April 24, 2014 Beyond Rollins, Sports
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2014 Winter Olympics Wrap-Up in Sochi

After two weeks of excitement, the 2014 Winter Olympics finally came to a close on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. The second and final week of the games revealed the athletic might of each country, shown through the many hard-fought competitions, wins, and disappointments. [...]

February 23, 2014 Beyond Rollins, Sports
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Clash of Nations Proceeds in Sochi

The Netherlands and the United States lead the Olympic games with 20 medals, six gold each. Russia follows in a close third with 19 medals. The first week of the Sochi Winter Olympics has come to a close, and the [...]

February 20, 2014 Beyond Rollins, Sports
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Winter Olympics Update

The Winter Olympics finally kicked off at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi on Friday, February 7. The event was visually appealing, historical, and seemed to attempt to veer away from politics (for the most part). Russia’s most popular pop [...]

February 11, 2014 Beyond Rollins, Sports
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Amping up Security for Winter Olympics

Terrorist attack threats against the Winter Olympic Games may cause the USA’s Hockey team to stay at home. Not everyone is excited about the Olympics. It seems that tension, not enthusiasm, is mounting as the days pass and it gets [...]

February 6, 2014 Beyond Rollins, Sports
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Seahawks First Win Makes History

The team’s big win made for an even bigger loss for the Broncos, who now have a total of five Super Bowl defeats. Playing in this year’s Super Bowl were the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos.  The match was [...]

February 6, 2014 Beyond Rollins, Sports
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Orlando Magic Shoot for Expansion by 2015

Pro-basketball team plans to construct an entertainment complex and relocate company headquarters to Downtown Orlando. The Orange County Board of Commissioners approved a plan to fund a multi-purpose soccer stadium, which was a prerequisite to Major League Soccer accepting the [...]

November 14, 2013 Beyond Rollins, Sports
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Sox and Cards Clash

On a cold October night, Fenway Park was silent after the seventh inning in Game 2 of the World Series. During the previous evening, the Boston Red Sox stole the hearts of their fans after bringing home a victory and [...]

October 31, 2013 Beyond Rollins, Sports